Monday, April 22, 2024

Wheelchair Sports

Wheelchair sports are becoming more and more popular especially after the London 2012 Paralympics introducing many of us to some exciting wheelchair sports such as the fast moving and frantic wheelchair rugby, basketball, wheelchair badminton and netball as well as the skills of wheelchair fencing to name just a few. Browse through this popular and ever-growing area of ABLEize to find wheelchair sport club sites and information for wheelchair users interested in taking up sport.

Many other areas of ABLEize disabled sports is enjoyed by wheelchair users such as archery, shooting, tennis etc and these can be found in the main disabled sports section but the purpose of this category is to highlight and promote sports and sports clubs specific to wheelchair users.

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Formed in 1989 by athletes who wished to promote wheelchair racing for all in Great Britain. At the present moment they have over 116 members from all over the British Isles.

IWAS provides its international members with competition and sporting opportunities for wheelchair users and physically impaired athletes. Site highlights world games, news and membership details with a list of sports.

Official site of with details of world ranking, the history of powerchair hockey, regulations of the sport and news.

Designed to promote and support sporting opportunities for wheelchair users. Highlights a range of sports and how to go about taking them up.

Providing an overview of powerchair hockey that started in the early 70’s with rules of the game, classification details and news.

Formed to enable wheelchair players to participate in the American disciplines of pool which include 9 Ball, 8 Ball. Includes rules, news, ranking details and membership.

The governing body for Powerchair Football in England. Find details of clubs, players profiles and competitions along with details of how to get involved.

A national organisation and charity for British Wheelchair Sport. Sport is the medium by which WheelPower help people with disabilities improve their quality of life.